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What's Inside? See-Through Pages and Magic Surprises! by OKIDO (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 28, 2014 tagged nonfiction • picture book • science
Hold the pages of this picture book up to the light to reveal the inner workings of the human body, a car, and more.
Hyperbole and a Half Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 7, 2014 tagged biography • comic strips • humor
Illustrated stories, both hilarious and heartrending, from Allie Brosh’s blog.
A User's Guide to Neglectful Parenting by Guy Delisle (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 31, 2014 tagged biography • graphic novel • nonfiction
Guy Delisle’s days with his kids are one step removed from disaster.
Deadly! The Truth About the Most Dangerous Creatures on Earth by Nicola Davies, Neal Layton (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 20, 2013 tagged nonfiction • science
Electric eels. Exploding ants. Stabby falcons. Venomous jellyfish. Sharks won’t be scary anymore.
Papa's Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming, Boris Kulikov (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 6, 2013 tagged historical fiction • picture book
An inventor builds underwater vehicles based on his daughter’s observations of fish in a lake.
To Be or Not To Be A Chooseable-Path Adventure by Ryan North, William Shakespeare, YOU (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 15, 2013 tagged classic • historical fiction • humor
Irritated by Hamlet? Intrigued by Ophelia? Make different choices than the Bard and see what happens.
Knits of Tomorrow Toys and Accessories for your Retro-Future Needs by Sue Culligan (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 8, 2013 tagged nonfiction
Yesteryear’s symbols of the future (think reel-to-reel tapes and rockets) decorate knits, scarves, hats, and more.
Geek Chic Crochet 35 Retro-Inspired Projects That Are Off the Hook by Nicki Trench (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 1, 2013 tagged nonfiction
Vintage crochet meets trendy London looks.
Crochet with Color 25 Contemporary Projects for the Yarn Lover by Kazuko Ryokai (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 13, 2013 tagged nonfiction
Unusual Creatures A Mostly Accurate Account of Some of Earth's Strangest Animals by Michael Hearst, Arjen Noordeman, Christie Wright, Jelmer Noordeman (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 2, 2013 tagged science
Timeless Thomas How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives by Gene Barretta (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on April 19, 2013 tagged biography • picture book
Amazing Everything The Art of Scott C. by Scott Campbell (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 15, 2013 tagged art • coffee table book • graphic novel
A book of Scott C’s art filled with pop culture characters, zombies, playful clouds, monsters, and more.
Barnum's Bones How Barnum Brown Discovered the Most Famous Dinosaur in the World by Tracey Fern, Boris Kulikov (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 8, 2013 tagged history • picture book
Young Barnum Brown collected fossils on his family’s farm. He became one of the best dinosaur hunters in the world.
Small and Tall Tales of Extinct Animals by Hélène Rajcak, Damien Laverdunt (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 1, 2013 tagged science
Cool, illustrated facts about extinct animals, each depicted in a funny, true, sometimes sad comic.
Teen Boat! The Angst of Being a Teen -- the Thrill of Being a Boat! by Dave Roman, John Green (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 25, 2013 tagged coming of age • graphic novel
Superman Versus the Ku Klux Klan The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate by Rick Bowers (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 18, 2013 tagged nonfiction • superhero
The Lost Cyclist The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance by David V. Herlihy (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 28, 2012 tagged history
Mail-Order Mysteries Real Stuff from Old Comic Book Ads! by Kirk Demarais (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 16, 2012 tagged nonfiction
The Great American Cereal Book How Breakfast Got Its Crunch by Marty Gitlin, Topher Ellis (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 2, 2012 tagged nonfiction
How to Sharpen Pencils A practical and theoretical treatise on the artisanal craft of pencil sharpening, for writers, artists, contractors, flange turners, anglesmiths, and civil servants, with illustrations showing current practice by David Rees (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 12, 2012 tagged nonfiction
The Gentle Art of Knitting 40 Projects Inspired by Everyday Beauty by Jane Brocket (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 5, 2012 tagged nonfiction
Life in the Ocean The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle by Claire A. Nivola (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 14, 2012 tagged biography • science
The Letter Q Queer Writers' Notes To Their Younger Selves by Sarah Moon, James Lecesne (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 8, 2012 tagged anthology • coming of age • essays
Dead Inside Do Not Enter: Notes from the Zombie Apocalypse by various (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 1, 2012 tagged anthology • horror
Scoundrels in Law The Trials of Howe & Hummel, Lawyers to the Gangsters, Cops, Starlets, and Rakes Who Made the Gilded Age by Cait Murphy (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 18, 2012 tagged history
Paletas Authentic Recipes for Mexican Ice Pops, Shaved Ice & Aguas Frescas by Fany Gerson, Ed Anderson, Paul O'Hanlon (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 11, 2012 tagged cookbook
The Empire of Death A Cultural History of Ossuaries and Charnel Houses by Paul Koudounaris (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 4, 2012 tagged coffee table book • history